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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 424 8181
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8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...

The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain. To date the Cableway has transported more than 26 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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While it was very windy and the cable car was closed most of the week, I could only give it 4 stars as they haven't figured out a more efficient way to handle the volumes of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While it was very windy and the cable car was closed most of the week, I could only give it 4 stars as they haven't figured out a more efficient way to handle the volumes of visitors. Lines are very long and takes forever to get to the cable. On 1 day we came and parked and went to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is awesome. Try to go for the sunset! Start hiking around 4pm! And get a beer on the top. You need to be fit!

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Magaliesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had heard of this before and how long one has to que , and it is true , this is why we went on a Monday , but yet we still had to que , however if you book tickets online it goes a little faster , so make the best of it , the trip itself to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The weather can change in an instant so by the time we reached the top visibility was poor so we headed inside for a bite to eat. The food is paid for by weight (what a great idea) so you only pay for what you eat. It was hot, fresh and really tasty and good value for money. Eventually the... More 

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west Mids England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked in advance early on the same day and avoided the queues( be mindful of weather conditions as it can be very misty which impacts on the views) so best not to book up too far in advance. The cable car has a revolving 360degrees floor which results in amazing all round views of Cape Town and surrounding area.... More 

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Chingola, Zambia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Table mountain is one of seven new wonders selected through online voting. It is must to visit. To cut short on time in queue, it's better to book online ticket . But make sure that you plan in advance and book according to time slots as indicated in online website. Because of safety , weather conditions play vital role and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely buy your tickets before you get there, this is very popular. The best way to get to the top and down again, although it did involve a lot of queuing.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see & amongs wonders of the world... Try the café at the top w one of the best views of the world

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at about 1100 on a Saturday and had to queue for 1.5 hours and we already had tickets. You must but these earlier or you have to queue for those and then queue again for entry. When we got back down at about 2.30 there was no queue at all. Reasonable lunch in the cafe on the top... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We returned to the mountain after an absence of almost thirty years. We were impressed by how professionally it is run and the cleanliness of also the restrooms. Regular upgrades through the years are making this a very desired destination .

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